Off the beaten track

 

This circuit is idyllic for people in quest of nature and discovery. Observe the fauna and the flora through both coasts and the central valley. This itinerary is 100% customized. Do not hesitate to contact us if you want to make changes according  to your budget and your wish.

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SAN JOSE

LAND-BASED TRANSFERT AND FLUVIAL AT TORTUGUERO

VISIT TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK

ARRIVAL IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS

ARENAL VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK

ARRIVAL IN THE CLOUD FORESTS OF MONTEVERDE

DISCOVER THE MONTEVERDE AREA

PACIFIC CENTER: MANUEL ANTONIO AND DOMINICAL

BETWEEN DOMINICAL AND UVITA, MARINE PARADISE

RETURN TO THE CAPITAL

RETURN FLIGHT

DAY 1

san jose

SAN JOSÉ

  • Arrival at the airport,
  • Transfer to the hotel,
  • Delivery of travelogue.

 

Suggestion:

  • Improvise cultural trips to San José in the afternoon.
  • Gold Museum,
  • National Museum,
  • National Theatre.

 

Included:

  • Welcome by French Speaking.
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

Hotel Aranjuez : http://www.hotelaranjuez.com/

DAY 2

tortuguero

 

LAND-BASED TRANSFERT AND FLUVIAL AT TORTUGUERO

 

  • Starting around 6:30 to Tortuguero, nicknamed “Little Amazon”.
  • The impressive vegetation along its network of canals and lagoons.
  • Tortuguero is also the first nesting site in the northern hemisphere for the green turtle.
  • You will have the opportunity to go see this phenomenon as amazing and touching.
  • You will leave by bus from San José via Highway 32 and cross the Braulio Carrillo National Park.
  • You enter Tortuguero by boat.
  • Then, you arrive at the lodge in the early afternoon
  • You will visit the village of Tortuguero in the late afternoon.

 

Included

  • Breakfast / lunch / dinner.
  • Spanish-English, bilingual local guide.
  • Transfers
  • Guided tour of the village of Tortuguero.
  • Overnight at the Lodge.

 

Mawamba Lodge: http://www.mawamba.com/tortuguero-lodge.html

Night at Mawamba Lodge

DAY 3

tortuguero national park

VISIT TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK

 

  • You will discover the canals of the National Park.
  • Opportunity to see caimans, howler monkeys, spider monkeys, sloths, toucans, iguanas, basilisks, birds of all colors …
  • Free afternoon.

Suggestion:

  • Stay and relax in the hotel pool.
  • Walking on the beaches of the national park.
  • Make one of the activities offered at the hotel.

 

Included:

  • Breakfast / lunch / dinner.
  • Transfers
  • Trip on the canals of Tortuguero National Park.
  • Entrance to Tortuguero National Park
  • Spanish-English bilingual local guide.
  • Overnight at the Lodge.

Mawamba Lodge: http://www.mawamba.com/tortuguero-lodge.html

Night at Mawamba Lodge.

DAY 4

northern plains


ARRIVAL IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS

 

  • Departure from Tortuguero by boat.
  • Arrival at the port of La Pavona / Cabo Blanco
  • Transfer by bus to Guápiles.
  • Lunch
  • Take charge of the rental car.
  • En route to the Arenal Volcano.

 

Recommended activities:

  • Hot Springs.
  • Suspension bridges.
  • National Park.

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Transfers
  • Car rental.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

Arenal Campo Verde : http://www.hotelcampoverde.com/

Night at Arenal Campo Verde

DAY 5

volcano arenal

ARENAL VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Go towards the Arenal Volcano National Park, where you have the opportunity to access the famous lava flow of 1992.
  • Enjoy the views of Lake Arenal and the Cordillera de Tilarán.

 

Free afternoon to choose:

  • Visit the La Fortuna Waterf
  • Zip lines, suspended bridges.
  • Visit an organic garden.

 

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Car rental.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

Arenal Campo Verde : http://www.hotelcampoverde.com/

Night at Arenal Campo Verde

DAY 6

monteverde

ARRIVAL IN THE CLOUD FORESTS OF MONTEVERDE

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • You will take the scenic road around Lake Arenal towards Monteverde.
  • At 1250m altitude, you will discover the cloud forest
  • You will see, perhaps at the detour of a path of the Biological Reserve Monteverde, the Quetzal, the legendary bird that once represented the Maya empire.

 

Visit of your choice:

  • Visit the suspended bridges.
  • Reserve Santa Elena.
  • Walks at Cerro Amigos.
  • Visit a coffee plantation, etc …
  • Please consult our catalog of activities.

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Car rental.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

Hotel Claro de Luna: http://www.clarodelunahotel.com/

Night at Chakhrizada or similar.

DAY 7

monteverde

DISCOVER THE MONTEVERDE AREA

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit Monteverde Biological Reserve.

 

Free afternoon and activities to choose from those available in the area:

  • Night Tour at the ecological sanctuary.
  • Zip lines.
  • Visit a coffee plantation.
  • Suspension Bridges, Serpentarium.

 

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Car rental.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Hotel Claro de Luna : http://www.clarodelunahotel.com/

Night at Hotel Claro de Luna

DAY 8

antonio dominical

PACIFIC CENTER: MANUEL ANTONIO AND DOMINICAL

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Towards the resort of Manuel Antonio.
  • Recommended tour of Manuel Antonio National Park.
  • This national park is one of the most popular destinations in the country.
  • The Capuchin monks, the famous squirrel monkeys or sloths have elected home.
  • The national park also contains several beaches as beautiful as each other.
  • Relaxation and bathing in the program.
  • Please consult our catalog of activities.

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Car rental.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Hotel Villas Rio Mar: http://www.villasriomar.com/

Night at Hotel Villas Rio Mar

DAY 9

dominical and uvita

BETWEEN DOMINICAL AND UVITA, MARINE PARADISE

 

  • The shelter Baru is of great biological importance.
  • Tropical habitats (mangroves, primary and secondary forests, beaches, rivers).
  • Since Dominical, you are only a half hour drive from Uvita and Marino Ballena National Park.
  • Wild beaches and famous tombolo shaped like a whale’s tail.
  • You also have the opportunity to make a boat trip.
  • Observe dolphins and humpback whales in season.
  • Or go see the Nauyaca falls.
  • The sunsets in the area are not to be missed!
  • Please consult our catalog of activities.

 

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Car rental.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

Hotel Villas Rio Mar: http://www.villasriomar.com/

Night at Hotel Villas Rio Mar

DAY 10

capital

RETURN TO THE CAPITAL

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Last moments on the Pacific and en route to San José to the hotel.

 

Cultural trips to San Jose:

  • Shopping
  • Buying souvenirs.
  • Return the car rental.

Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Car rental.
  • Overnight at the Hotel.

Hotel Aranjuez: http://www.hotelaranjue

Night at Hotel Aranjuez

DAY 11

flight

RETURN FLIGHT

 

  • Depending on your flight times, last activity may be provided,
  • Do not hesitate to take advice from our team.
  • Transfer to the airport.

 

Included:

  • Breakfast at the hotel (depending on your flight schedule).
  • Transfer to the airport.
The price includes:
  • 10 nights in a double room in the indicated category hotels, including hotel taxes.
  • The rental car (Dahiatsu Bego 4 * 4 or similar) with basic insurance (7 days), GPS and unlimited mileage.
  • All breakfasts and 5 additional meals (see itinerary description).
  • All land and sea transfers.
  • The tours provided by the hotel in Tortuguero (the village tour, visiting canals National Park).
  • The English / Spanish bilingual local guide for the activities provided by the hotel in Tortuguero.
  • The inputs to the Tortuguero National Park.
  • Assistance of Morpho Escapes on spot 24/24.
  • Welcome in French at the airport and delivery of the travelogue.
The price does not include:
  • International flights.
  • The exit tax ($ 29 / person).
  • The entrances to national parks not listed as included.
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above.
  • The personal expenses.
  • The options (additional activities).
  • The gasoline
  • The tips.

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